Sustainability — A Competitive Advantage
Sustainability is more than a business strategy at TransAlta, it’s a competitive advantage. At TransAlta we place strategic focus on our environmental and social performance in order to balance our bottom line with our impact on people and the planet. This matters to our investors, to the communities we work with, to indigenous people and to our stakeholders. “We are on the leading edge here — very few companies put their financial, people, environmental and safety goals all together” — Dawn Farrell, CEO. Since the early 1900’s and the dawn of the automobile, we’ve been generating reliable and affordable renewable power for Albertans. Our focus in long-term sustainability. Today we’re proud to be:
- the largest wind producer in Canada
- the largest hydro producer in Alberta
- exploring plans to double our hydro power generating capacity in the province
- operating a diverse power generation mix, which includes hydro, wind, solar, gas and coal
- operating 68 facilities across Canada, the US and Australia
- the largest producer of cogeneration (combined heat and power) natural gas in Canada
- plans to convert our coal fleet to natural gas
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TransAlta was built by people with pride in the product we deliver and with a commitment to being a safe and responsible operator and community partner.
Our core values include:
Innovation, Respect, Loyalty, Accountability, Integrity, Safety and Leadership
These values are at the heart of our success.
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